Friday, March 16, 2007

My Packing List

  1. Current running shoes
  2. Wear back up pair (you just never know)
  3. running socks (I only wear these on runs of 7 miles or more)
  4. Body Glide
  5. Running shorts
  6. Running sweats (if it might be cold)
  7. Race shirt - I wear my TnT shirt from my first half.
  8. Throw away sweatshirt (I got it for $2 at Goodwill).
  9. ball cap
  10. sunglasses
  11. HRM and strap
  12. or: garmin w/ strap
  13. Gu's, gels, nourishment
  14. fanny pack (on short runs I like to have my own drink, on long runs I use it to keep my gu's and cell/camera.)
  15. Race Bib, safety pins. I put it on the race shirt, as soon as I have it.
  16. Place timing chip on shoe, asap
  17. two bandaids (I have them for my nipples, but I've never had that problem - yet)
  18. Race morning breakfast.
  19. Slippers for after the race (I leave these in the car)
  20. Sweat shirt for after the race
  21. towel
  22. change of clothes
  23. Gifts for my supporters (I haven't done this yet, but it would be nice if I had something small for my wife, kids or anyone else that comes out to watch me run)

I read Javamom's blog and having a list for race day seemed like a very good ideal. Some of these things I got from Lisa, Phil and others. If I missed anything, please let me know. I put it on my blog with a label, so I can easily find it for each race. If you'd like it on your blog, please feel free to copy and paste or link to my blog.

6 comments:

J~Mom said...

Consider it deleted! I will be back to check out that list. See you this weekend!

Firefly's Running said...

Have fun this weekend, Pat. Good luck!

Irene said...

Gifts for supporters. Great idea. I'll have to remember that one!

Adama Anderson said...

Good luck this weekend! Hope you have fun and enjoy it.

bigmike600 said...

Don't forget to pack some good attitude and a big smile. It usually is contageous and always makes a great gift:)
p.s. Ohio State looked really good.

J~Mom said...

Thank you for typing out your list!! I didn't have safety pins down on mine! Whew! I might have forgotten them! Off to keep running around like a chicken with my head cut off. :>)